Tag Archives: FASEB President

FASEB President’s response to the election

On November 9, FASEB President Hudson Freeze, PhD, issued the following statement in response to the 2016 United States presidential election: Many of us were surprised by the results of the presidential election and didn’t foresee the mood of the electorate. One thing, however, is crystal clear: our advocacy on behalf of biomedical research is… Read More »

FASEB society members elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Thirty-one scientists from societies belonging to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) were elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). They are among 70 regular members and nine international members announced this week during the NAM annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Originally established by the National Academy of Sciences as the Institute… Read More »

FASEB society members win major prizes

Seven scientists with ties to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology were among the 2016 winners of the Nobel Prize, Lasker Awards, and MacArthur “Genius Grants.” Yoshinori Ohsumi, PhD, a member of both the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America, was awarded the Nobel Prize in… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Negotiations Stall on Continuing Resolution; Funding Proposal Offered by Senate Republicans Angers Democrats; Next Steps Uncertain As Government Shutdown Looms Any hope members of Congress had about quickly returning to the campaign trail evaporated on Monday as discussions of a “continuing resolution” (CR) to keep federal agencies operating beyond September 30 entered their third week.… Read More »

FASEB encouraged by presidential candidates’ views on science issues

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) thanks Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Jill Stein for responding to America’s Top 20 Science, Engineering, Tech, Health & Environmental Issues in 2016 for ScienceDebate.org. “These issues aren’t just important for scientists, they affect every American,” said FASEB President Hudson H. Freeze, PhD. “We appreciate that… Read More »

FASEB leadership advocate for research funding in districts across the country

Congress may have been on recess this summer, but it certainly was not a vacation for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) leadership. During August, many members of FASEB’s Board and Science Policy Committee met with elected officials in their local communities as part of the Federation’s successful campaign to expand its… Read More »

Save the date: Capitol Hill briefing on developmental biology

On Tuesday, September 20, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) will host an educational briefing on developmental biology research that is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Developmental biology seeks to explore some of the most fundamental topics in the biological sciences, including the processes that give rise to complex tissues,… Read More »